Setting a bar high – 911 GT2 RS around The Bend

So it was motionless that a 911 GT2 RS was a ideal automobile to set a initial benchmark for a mint circuit, that during 7.7 kilometres is a second-longest permanent circuit in a world, behind usually a famous ‘Green Hell’.

The Bend Motorsport Park is situated in a tiny city of Tailem Bend in South Australia, nestled opposite a River Murray and roughly one hour’s expostulate from a city of Adelaide. Over AUD$100million has been invested in a facility, with mercantile advantages already being seen via a Coorong region.

The 911 GT2 RS recently done a approach to a brand-new, state-of-the-art trickery to set a bar high right from a start, posting a initial prolongation automobile path record for The Bend – one that will expected mount for some time given a challenging opening of a many absolute 911 of all time.


911 GT2 RS, The Bend Motorsport Park Australia, 2018, Porsche AG

Experienced Australian racing motorist Warren Luff was comparison as a motorist of a ‘Widow Maker’. Luff is also a opening automobile exam motorist for MOTOR Magazine, who collaborated with Porsche Cars Australia on a project.

At a finish of proceedings, 3:24.079 was a best time available around a 35 dilemma layout. Luff, a former runner-up in a Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia championship, saw a event of environment a initial prolongation automobile path record during The Bend as an honour.

“It’s positively been a prominence in my career – something that I’ll remember for a really prolonged time. It was a payoff to do it in such a special car.”

911 GT2 RS: Fuel expenditure total 11.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 269 g/km